In Cameroon, sexual abuse allegations have hit the Karate Federation. Our correspondents report on how many women are speaking out and seeking justice. But first, Zimbabwe has banned protests and deployed soldiers and police to clear the streets ahead of anti-government protests this Friday. There's been growing frustration about the leadership of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as well as allegations of growing repression. Finally, Kenya's 1500m world champion Timothy Cheruiyot is back on the racing track despite Covid-19 having put an abrupt halt to competitions.
Even as Cameroon's Anglophone crisis continues, some of the separatists who once fought for independence for the country's English-speaking regions have put down their weapons in the hope of reintegrating into civilian life. The government's 2018 offer of amnesty for those agreed to stop fighting was not widely taken up, but those who did accept have been attending special DDR (disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration) camps. Our correspondents were able to follow the daily routine of some former fighters at one of these camps.
While the murder of George Floyd in the United States has revived anti-racism movements around the world, it has also stirred up the painful history of colonialism. In this special edition, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the history behind the tumultuous relationship between Europe and Africa. Reports from South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon and DR Congo explore the complicated collective memory of former colonial powers and the nations they controlled.
Cameroon prepares to head to the polls this Sunday but there are calls to boycott the polls as separatist unrest in its North and South West regions continues.Star power in South Africa as tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadaal battle it out on court for the 6th edition of the Match in Africa. And Africa's answer to the Nobel Science Prize : the Next Einstein Forum. We meet the man who's set up his own award to highlight the often-ignored contributions made by African scientists